The Permian Period ended with enormous lava flows which destroyed life on earth and returned matter to its primeval form. Earth's ecological system differentiated itself from countless smaller systems with new structures. PERM, an abstract interactive film, harks back to this dramatic period. A flowing stream of images is projected on the inside of a dome-shaped planetarium. A single glance in the darkness of The Dome reveals a slice of PERM's flowing primeval soup.
iCinema is an interactive projection system designed by Jeffrey Shaw and
the ZKM specially as a vision of the possible future of film. The
iCinema films are projected on the inside of The Dome, a nine-meter-high